With an entire academic year already lost to the pandemic, the junta says schools will reopen on June 1, but teachers, students and their parents are refusing to attend or enroll in schools administered by generals and policed by soldiers.
Customers are flooding branches and ATMs in an effort to withdraw funds, but with cash in short supply, the steady reopening of branches is only putting more pressure on struggling private banks.
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Frontier digs deeper into the K7.5 billion oil tax scandal in Magway Region involving the former chief minister and finds murky business links, conflicted lawmakers and a government putting political expediency above the rule of law.